Aerospace

Sierra Nevada, NASA partner to develop life support, food systems

Sierra Nevada, NASA partner to develop life support, food systems

SPARKS, Nev. -- Under a contract modification, Sierra Nevada Corporation (SNC) announced it will focus on the development of advanced bio-based life support and food production systems for... Read More

Friday February 2, 2018 0 comments Tags: Louisville, Sierra Nevada Corporation, NASA, NextSTEP, Bob Morrow

Sierra Nevada signs two partner agreements to build space habitat

Sierra Nevada signs two partner agreements to build space habitat

SPARKS, Nev. -- Sierra Nevada Corporation (SNC) has formalized its agreement with NASA under Next Space Technologies for Exploration Partnerships-2 (NextSTEP-2), signing a contract to design... Read More

Friday January 26, 2018 0 comments Tags: Louisville, Sierra Nevada Corporation, NASA, Mark Sirangelo, NextSTEP-2, Fatih Ozmen

Sierra Nevada STPSat-5 satellite passes milestone

Sierra Nevada STPSat-5 satellite passes milestone

SPARKS, Nev. -- Sierra Nevada Corporation (SNC) announced its Space Test Program Mission 5 (STPSat-5) satellite moved another step closer to launch, successfully completing its Factory... Read More

Thursday January 25, 2018 0 comments Tags: Louisville, Sierra Nevada Corporation, Pat Remias, STPSat-5

Sierra Nevada: Dream Chaser hits milestone

Sierra Nevada: Dream Chaser hits milestone

SPARKS, Nev. -- Sierra Nevada Corporation s (SNC) Dream Chaser program passed a major NASA milestone for its Commercial Crew Integrated Capability (CCiCAP) contract with the completion of a... Read More

Monday January 8, 2018 0 comments Tags: Louisville, Sierra Nevada Corporation, Dream Chaser, Mark Sirangelo, Steve Lindsey, NASA

Sierra Nevada’s new Surface Mount solar tech adds more flight power

Sierra Nevada’s new Surface Mount solar tech adds more flight power

SPARKS, Nev. -- Sierra Nevada Corporations (SNC) new Surface Mount Technology (SMT) solar array is operational and already providing 25 percent more power to its host spacecraft than a... Read More

Tuesday December 19, 2017 0 comments Tags: Sierra Nevada Corporation, Surface Mount Technology, SHARC

Manufacturer’s Edge CEO Tom Bugnitz receives Cosmic Contributor award

Manufacturer’s Edge CEO Tom Bugnitz receives Cosmic Contributor award

DENVER -- Manufacturers Edge (ME) CEO Tom Bugnitz has been recognized as the 2017 Cosmic Contributor of the Year at the Colorado Space Roundup. Bugnitzs award marks the 5 th time the ... Read More

Friday December 15, 2017 0 comments Tags: Denver, Manufacturer's Edge, Tom Bugnitz, Colorado Space Business Roundtable, Christie Lee, Jay Lindell

CU: Major space mystery solved using data from student-built satellite

CU: Major space mystery solved using data from student-built satellite

BOULDER -- A 60-year-old mystery regarding the source of some energetic and potentially damaging particles in Earths radiation belts is now solved using data from a shoebox-sized satellite built... Read More

Thursday December 14, 2017 0 comments Tags: Boulder, CU Boulder, Xinlin Li, LASP, Daniel Baker, Scott Palo

Lockheed Martin: Next-gen weather satellite sent to Fla. for March launch

Lockheed Martin: Next-gen weather satellite sent to Fla. for March launch

DENVER -- Lockheed Martin announced it shipped NOAAs next-generation weather satellite to Florida where it will undergo preparation for launch from NASAs Kennedy Space Center in March. ... Read More

Monday December 11, 2017 0 comments Tags: Denver, Lockheed Martin Space Systems, NOAA, NASA, GOES-S satellite, Tim Gasparrini